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Name: MERRY MONARCH
Launched: 1854
Completed: 07/1854
Builder: T & W Smith, North Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 166grt, 67nrt, 110.0 x 18.6 x 10.3ft
Engines:
Engines By: Armstrong
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number:
History:
05/071854 Charles Bastard, London
28/03/1855 The Admiralty; renamed HEARTY
1876 Broken up
Comments: 28/03/1855: Purchased by the Admiralty for the Crimean War. Cost 7,500
19/06/1855: Sailed to Constantinople
1876: Broken up at Malta
Thanks to David Asprey & Andreas von Mach for the above details


Hampshire Telegraph & Sussex Chronicle, Saturday, 23/06/1855